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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

Frankenstein is one of those "you may think you know the story" books ... the idea of this book sort of gets ingrained at some point, but reading it you discover it's not really like that at all. The ... Read full review

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I don't think I had any idea how much I would enjoy this book. Of course, the films focus on the monster terrorizing the village, but the book is more about the creator's internal struggles and ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Now I wasn't prepared for this! Much in the same way as Treasure Island surprised me by being so much more than a book about pirates and parrots, so Frankenstein is so much more than a novel about a ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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All my previous conceptions of Frankenstein have been corrected. All I can say is that all of the movie adaption's I have seen incorporating Frankenstein's monster are so far off the mark that they ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Have always adored this classic, since first reading it during my younger years. I absolutely love with "the creature" or "the fiend" or "Frankenstein's monster." Whatever you want to call him. He ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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There is a reason why some books continue to be important long after they were written. "Frankenstein" is as much a treatise on the meaning of life and the very concept of humanity as it is a work of ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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So very different from the movies--and in such great ways. I have read, taught, and studied this novel for years. I love the ways it plays with the audience--especially those expecting scenes of ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I loved this book the moment I started reading it, and no, its not because it was given to me by somebody I love. To begin with, the writing is absorbing right from the start, and you get the feeling ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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A haunting novel of personal responsibility in the face of scientific inquiry. Victor Frankenstein, in a series of letters to his sister, describes his present journey and the circumstances which led ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I still love this book. Studying for the comprehensive exam for my MA in English, I applied different types of literary criticism and theory to Frankenstein, from Hegel's dialetic to Lacan's mirror ... Read full review


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